wire


wire
1. noun
1) ((also adjective) (of) metal drawn out into a long strand, as thick as string or as thin as thread: We need some wire to connect the battery to the rest of the circuit; a wire fence.) alambre, cable, hilo
2) (a single strand of this: There must be a loose wire in my radio somewhere.) hilo
3) (the metal cable used in telegraphy: The message came over the wire this morning.) telégrafo
4) (a telegram: Send me a wire if I'm needed urgently.) telegrama

2. verb
1) (to fasten, connect etc with wire: The house has been wired (up), but the electricity hasn't been connected yet.) atar con alambre
2) (to send a telegram to: Wire me if anything important happens.) enviar un telegrama (a)
3) (to send (a message) by telegram: You can wire the details to my brother in New York.) telegrafiar
- wiring
- high wire
- wire-netting

wire n
1. alambre
a cage made of wire una jaula hecha de alambre
2. cable
electric wires cables eléctricos
wire
tr['waɪəSMALLr/SMALL]
noun
1 (metal) alambre nombre masculino
2 SMALLELECTRICITY/SMALL cable nombre masculino, hilo
3 (fence) alambrada, valla
4 SMALLAMERICAN ENGLISH/SMALL telegrama nombre masculino
transitive verb
1 (fasten, join) atar con alambre
2 (house) hacer la instalación eléctrica de; (equipment, appliance) conectar (a la toma eléctrica)
3 SMALLAMERICAN ENGLISH/SMALL (telegram) enviar un telegrama a; (money) mandar un giro telegráfico a
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
to get one's wires crossed tener los cables cruzados
wire brush cepillo metálico
wire cutters cortaalambres m inv, cizalla
wire netting red nombre femenino de alambre, tela metálica
wire wool estropajo metálico
wire ['waɪr] vt, wired ; wiring
1) : instalar el cableado en (una casa, etc.)
2) bind: atar con alambre
3) telegraph: telegrafiar, mandarle un telegrama (a alguien)
wire n
1) : alambre m
barbed wire: alambre de púas
2) : cable m (eléctrico o telefónico)
3) cablegram, telegram: telegrama m, cable m
wire
v.
alambrar v.
canalizar v.
engarzar v.
engazar v.
instalar el alambrado de v.
poner un telegrama v.
telegrafiar v.
adj.
alambrada adj.
de alambre adj.
n.
alambre s.m.
hilo s.m.
telegrama s.m.

I waɪr, 'waɪə(r)
noun
1)
a) c u (metal strand) alambre m; (before n)

wire fence — alambrada f, alambrado m (AmL)

wire netting — red f de alambre

b) u (fencing, mesh) alambrada f, alambrado m (AmL)
c) c (finishing line) (AmE)

the wire — la línea de llegada, la meta

down to the wire — hasta el último momento

under the wire — por un pelo or (Esp) por los pelos (fam)

2) c
a) (Elec, Telec) cable m; cross II 2)
b) (telegram) (colloq) telegrama m
c) (teletype machine) (AmE colloq) teletipo m

hot off the wire — de última hora


II
transitive verb
1)
a) (Elec)

to be wired to something — estar* conectado a algo

the plug has been wrongly wired — han conectado mal los cables del enchufe

b) (telegraph) (colloq)

wire me when you get there — mándame un telegrama cuando llegues

they wired me some money — me mandaron un giro telegráfico

2) (fasten)

the parts are wired in place — las piezas van sujetas con alambre

she had her jaws wired (together) — le inmovilizaron las mandíbulas

['waɪǝ(r)]
1. N
1) (metal) alambre m ; (Elec) cable m

copper wire — hilo m de cobre

the telephone wire — el cable del teléfono

- get one's wires crossed
- pull wires

he can pull wires — (US) * tiene enchufes *, tiene buenas agarraderas (Chile) *

2) (US) (Telec) telegrama m

to send sb a wire — enviar un telegrama a algn

3) (Police) (=hidden microphone) micrófono m oculto
2. VT
1) (also: wire up) (Elec) [+ house] poner la instalación eléctrica en; [+ fence] electrificar

it's wired (up) for sound — tiene la instalación eléctrica para el sonido

it's all wired (up) for cable television — se ha completado la instalación eléctrica para la televisión por cable

to be wired up — (US) * (=tense) estar tenso

2) (US)
(Telec)

to wire sb — comunicar con algn (por telegrama)

to wire money to sb — enviar un giro telegráfico a algn

to wire information to sb — enviar información a algn por telegrama

3) (=connect) conectar (to a)

it's wired to the alarm — está conectado a la alarma

3.
CPD

wire brush N — cepillo m de alambre

wire cutters NPL — cortaalambres m inv , cizalla fsing

wire fence N — alambrado m

wire mesh, wire netting N — tela f metálica, malla f metálica

wire service N(esp US) agencia f de noticias

wire wool N — lana f de alambre

* * *

I [waɪr, 'waɪə(r)]
noun
1)
a) c u (metal strand) alambre m; (before n)

wire fence — alambrada f, alambrado m (AmL)

wire netting — red f de alambre

b) u (fencing, mesh) alambrada f, alambrado m (AmL)
c) c (finishing line) (AmE)

the wire — la línea de llegada, la meta

down to the wire — hasta el último momento

under the wire — por un pelo or (Esp) por los pelos (fam)

2) c
a) (Elec, Telec) cable m; cross II 2)
b) (telegram) (colloq) telegrama m
c) (teletype machine) (AmE colloq) teletipo m

hot off the wire — de última hora


II
transitive verb
1)
a) (Elec)

to be wired to something — estar* conectado a algo

the plug has been wrongly wired — han conectado mal los cables del enchufe

b) (telegraph) (colloq)

wire me when you get there — mándame un telegrama cuando llegues

they wired me some money — me mandaron un giro telegráfico

2) (fasten)

the parts are wired in place — las piezas van sujetas con alambre

she had her jaws wired (together) — le inmovilizaron las mandíbulas


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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